Dec 9, 2012 1:30am EST
. >> and john boehner is a gutlessweasel? >> and gaspero, did you ever want to be an astronaut? >> no. >> many wanted you to. >> i wanted to be a co >> i wanted to be and at cape that-- >> do you think that gutlessness and the notion that they don't have any, you know, our politicians, are they gutless or just working within a system-- >> no, they're gutless. >> designed to imperfect. >> i think a good number of men are gless and they just, they-- >> and what does john boehner get out of th. >> an opportunity to serve his country and that'my point. >> a lot of money? >> not making a lot. >> bottom line, bottom line, we've come a long way from what we have now, needless squabbling. >> human beings have always squbled, not havin a civil war, not having the ku klux klan, in many ways it hurts me to hear one of our panel say the country is falling apart. a lot of us do not see a country falling apart, see a couny with a lot of goodwill and wonderful people. >> i'm not taking that away i'm talking to waington. and the civil period, i don't know if that's the civil war or-- >> i'm kidding.
Dec 8, 2012 7:30am PST
charlie gasperino barack obama's success, john boehner's success, came in humble beginnings, but neither one of us are doing us a favor. neither one of them are deserving of hero worship in a country falling apart. >> i didn't think we should be hero worshipping the president, what i said he's an admirable man that did great things. >> sure, absolutely. >> in this country. i don't agree with his agenda. >> you argue that we haven't lost, to dagen's point we have it in us, but we haven't shown it? >> the lawmakers in washington don't, they're a bunch of gutless weasels who don't-- >> that language there. >> furthermore it's not productive language. >> well, they're not productive, and criticizing me for calling them gutless when that's exactly what they are. >> i'm trying to draw a distinction between-- >> come on. the gutless weasels on the one hand and not doing a good enough job on the other hand, let's cheer them on and say we honor your service, now, do a better job. >> yeah i got cheered when i didn't unload the dishwasher when i was a kid instead sent to the corner and sit there fo
Dec 2, 2012 8:30am EST
seems upset. >> rightly so. he president's proposal right now on the table as john boehner detailed this week, he basically said this is not a serious proposal and here he is asking for more spending, neil, what i find more conflicting, when, since when is the conversation, the natural conversation become nearly-- we raise taxes or else? and it seems like the president is saying that that is the only option on the table and if nothing else happens, it's the republican's fault that we fall off the cliff and go io recession in the new year. >> and you don't believe charlie gasperino or what jay carney says, we could deal with spending cuts up front as well? >> i don't know why anybody is surprised by the opening salvo. i think this is basically it. i don't think that the president's going to budge. i mean, there's a dilutional nature of president obama. he won 50% of the vote and yet, he thinks h won 90% of the vote and that's how he's acting now and i don't care what anybody says, there is no rational reason to raise taxes right now. you don't get enough revenue to deal with the defi